Growing Trends for Organic Gardening

by WriterArtist

Organic may be over hyped but organic food, organic gardening and organic compost is finding place in an ever growing statistics of our life and the organic world.

The organic style of living may soon become the way of living. Well, if we are here to take advantage of the organic era, let us get ourselves acquainted with the terminology and the organic food health benefits derived from growing organic garden.

Even without us being aware of this fact, our ancestors brilliantly used organic farming to the advantage of sustaining environment and the ecology saving our precious resources by doing things naturally and using recycling. Heavy urbanization and industrial pollution is playing havoc with the living micro-organisms and surroundings. Many endangered species are disappearing from the planet and the ever growing pollution is threatening the eco-system.

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Garden Types

Though there are many types of gardening, we will discuss the most common and easy techniques of growing your own vegetable or herb garden.  The gardening techniques are impacted with the gardening styles of the gardener whether he wants to emphasize on vegetables, fruits, herbs or gigantic trees, meadows or luscious green lawns adorned with flowers.

Landscaping is another aspect that adds another dimension to gardening by adding a water feature, stone sculptures, murals or plaques.  

have you heard about organic certification standards?

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dustytoes on 12/13/2016

I always look for the US label that certifies foods as organic.

cmoneyspinner on 03/18/2014

I've heard. That's all.

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Residential Gardening

This is the most popular and convenient of all gardening techniques. If you are a novice and not yet seasoned, this is for you. You may not be inclined regularly to produce vegetables for industrial reasons and business, in that case; residential gardening organically is the theme for you.

The main purpose of planting vegetable garden is to provide a steady supply of fresh herbs and vegetables for your own family and at the same time, impart an aesthetic visual appearance to your backyard. Growing your own home garden organically means a good supply of herbs and vegetables that are free from pesticides and chemical toxins.

Start a Home Garden

If you are devoid of space, you will be glad to know that residential gardening does not demand too much of space. The blooms and saplings can also be cultivated indoors, at window sills, small balconies and even small patio and staircases.

The primary condition for growing is an adequate sunlight, convenience of monitoring and ease of maintenance and freedom from pests. The good thing about residential gardening is the comfort with which it ushers the gardening wannabe from having no knowledge of planting to becoming an expert in gardening styles, whichever factors he wants to master as a budding gardener. 

Specialized Gardening in Urban Space

Specialized gardening as such involves green areas that are clearly marked for growing parks, botanical gardens, tourist gardens and amusement parks. They are known for their green quality high standards and generally follow specifications which may or may not adhere to organic farming certification.

Big parks, green space for people and tourist attractions fall under this category. Often maintenance staff is required to maintain due to its size and hence business skills along with effective administration on top of gardening expertise are a must.

Sometimes, they are designed for generating revenues for groups and organizations. In any case, both the specialized and commercial gardens benefit from using organic methods of harvesting and composting.

Updated: 03/12/2014, WriterArtist
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Debbie Allen on 05/18/2015

I am growing my own gardens for food and beauty.

Sheri_Oz on 03/30/2014

I really like those posters.

ologsinquito on 03/19/2014

I'm now pinning this to my natural lifestyle board.

cmoneyspinner on 03/18/2014

The suggested products are fabulous and I really like the art work too!

KathleenDuffy on 03/12/2014

Lovely article - I like the indoor garden as well! Given me an idea for a present.

ologsinquito on 03/12/2014

This is an excellent article, especially for this time of year. I'm pinning it to one of my organic food boards.

VioletteRose on 03/12/2014

Thanks for sharing this, I would love to grow herbs in my home

Tehreem on 03/12/2014

my mother loves growing vegetables in her garden. Loved reading your article (y)

Mira on 03/12/2014

Best soil for growing herbs. That's what I need to look into, in order to grow some on the balcony :). Thanks for this!

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